Did you know that the colour khaki changed the way wars were fought? How about the fact mauve was accidentally created by a scientist trying to cure malaria? Or that magenta was named after a battle that took place near Milan?
The Woman Who Read Too Much.A Persian poetess clashes against old-world gender expectations, religious orthodoxy, and politics in this exquisite tale, based on the actual life of poet and theologian Tahirih Qurratu’l-Ayn.
Favourite author and colour combo - it doesn't get much better than this delicious collectors box. Hemingway and the Sea on Behance by Kajsa Klaesén curated by Packaging Diva PD. Collectors box packaging and covers for three novels by Ernest Hemingway.
We tried loads of photographic approaches for this cover before arriving at this. I created this illustration as a last-minute entry to the Cover Meeting, and amazingly it ended up being the finished jacket. Here's the finished cover, plus a close-up of
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